Methods of Delay Analysis Used to Establish the Contractors Entitlement to an Extension of Time
Delays not attributable to the Contractors actions in a construction project can result a number of potential problems such as late completion, lost productivity, acceleration cost, increased costs, and contract even contract termination. The Contractor needs to realise that the Employer is responsible under the Contract for these delays and establish his entitlement to an extension to the time for completion as a result of these events in order to recover time and cost under the provisions of the Contract.
There are four main methods that can be adopted by the Contractor and which in the correct circumstances accepted as accepted methods of establish the delays resulting from a relevant delay event. They are (1) the time Impact As-Planned Analysis method, (2) the Time Impact Analysis method, (3) the As-Planned Versus As-Built method, and (4) the Collapsed As-Built Analysis method. These are further explored below: …..more